Qualification:

A Level

Entry requirements:    

Five GCSEs including Maths & English Language: a minimum of three GCSEs at Grade 4 and two GCSEs at Grade 5.

Additional entry requirements:    

Grade 5 in Maths and Grade 5 in Geography.

What is it?    

An opportunity to immerse yourself in the current global issues that are shaping our world today. Studying the issues of climate change, mass migration, the rise of extremism and the impact of human activity on the natural world make this subject one of the most exciting, adventurous and valuable subjects to study.

Why choose this subject at BSFC?    

Geography A Level at BSFC is taught in an interactive and supportive way. As well as attending overnight field trips in the UK, we offer fieldwork abroad, more recently in Sicily. Specialist Geography Undergraduate Mentors from the University of Liverpool offer one-to-one support to our students. Many students go on to study Geography at university.

What will I study?    

You'll enhance your GCSE Geography skill-set through studying the Water and Carbon Cycle, Changing Places, Coastal Systems and Landscapes, Hazards, Population and the Environment and Global Systems and Global Governance.

How will I be assessed?    

80% written exam at the end of Year 2; 20% practical geographical investigation in Year 1.

How will this subject prepare me for the world of work?    

The nature of Geography A Level at BSFC enables our students to develop an independent and evaluative outlook on our ever-changing world. Employers actively seek out Geographers due to the analytical skills they have developed in such careers ranging from GIS analysts, environmental managers, chartered surveyors to geophysicists and even air pilots! 

Exam Board:

AQA

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